Simulation of Halal Food Supply Chain with Certification System: A Multi-Agent System Approach

  • YiHua Lam
  • Saadat M. Alhashmi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5357)


Certification of Halal food product supply becomes a challenging task as various validating procedures have to be undergone under the emergence of vast business networks in food supply chain. In order to maintain high quality assurance of every validating procedure, and to fulfill demand from immense religious population, highly efficient method will be needed to monitor, to record and to register, to decide and to certify every actor (agent) and every product in the supply chain. With the multi-agent architecture this research work simulates the Halal food supply chain planning with certification system, which attempts to replicate the actual market place coupled with Halal food quality requirement. Statistical study of the decision making of various agents in the supply chain and the response of certification system will verify the feasibility of the certification framework in supply chain.


Multi-agent Halal food supply chain certification process 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • YiHua Lam
    • 1
  • Saadat M. Alhashmi
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information Technology, Sunway CampusMonash UniversityPetaling JayaMalaysia

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